attainment AN.iii.5; SN.ii.150 sq.; SN.iv.293 (saññā-vedayita-nirodha˚); Dhs.30 Dhs.101; a stage of meditation AN.i.94; Dhs.1331; Ja.i.343 Ja.i.473; Pv-a.61 (mahā-karuṇā˚); Mnd.100, Mnd.106, Mnd.139, Mnd.143 the Buddha acquired anekakoṭisata-sahassā s. Ja.i.77. The eight attainments comprise the four Jhānas, the realm of the infinity of space, realm of the infinity of consciousness, realm of nothingness, realm of neither consciousness nor unconsciousness Pts.i.8, Pts.i.20 sq. Mnd.108, Mnd.328; Bv.192 = Ja.i.28, Ja.i.54; necessary for becoming a Buddha Ja.i.14; acquired by the Buddha Ja.i.66 the nine attainments, the preceding and the trance of cessation of perception and sensation SN.ii.216, SN.ii.222 described MN.i.159 sq. etc.; otherwise called anupubbavihārā DN.ii.156; AN.iv.410, AN.iv.448 & passim [cp. Divy.95 etc.]
■ In collocation with jhāna, vimokkha, and samādhi Vin.i.97; AN.iii.417 sq.; cp. Cpd. 59, 133 n. 3 -bhāvanā realizing the attainments Ja.i.67; -kusalatā success in attainment DN.iii.212; Dhs.1331 sq.
fr. saṃ + ā + pad